N.C. Department of Correction--Correction News--May 1998

Styles Retires

Phillip B. Styles, superintendent of Yancey Correctional Center, retired from the Department of Correction March 1.

Styles began his career with the department in 1966 as a correction officer at the Yancey County prison. He moved through the ranks, becoming superintendent of the prison in 1977.

In 1984 Styles left the department and worked as a criminal investigator for the Burnsville Police Department and as a chief deputy sheriff with the Yancey County Sheriff’s Department. He returned to his job as superintendent of Yancey Correctional Center in 1993. u

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